100 families lose homes in Nova fire


Posted at Feb 26 2014 11:29 AM | Updated as of Feb 26 2014 07:29 PM


MANILA – Around 100 families lost their homes after a fire razed a residential area in Novaliches, Quezon City before dawn on Wednesday.

Bureau of Fire Protection – Quezon City chief Jesus Fernandez said fire erupted at a residential area along Jasmin Street at around 2 a.m.

The fire reached the Task Force Alpha alarm and was declared out at 3 a.m. It gutted down at least 35 houses.
No one was reported injured in the incident.

Fire investigators have yet to determine the exact cause of the blaze.

Some families are currently seeking shelter at a nearby basketball court while some opted to stay with their relatives in other areas. – report from Carolyn Bonquin, ABS-CBN News; and Johnson Manabat, dzMM